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and took the picture. >> and he is the character. >> reporter: she captured him in an art environment. >> it's offensive and that is showing what people are talking about. >> reporter: she returns the finished painting to the place she met the person and a colleague spotlighted it. >> someone dropped off the painting and looked like me. >> reporter: the portraits are popping up all over up to and one is leaping off of a dumpster on connecticut avenue. >> i'm still there. >> i'm attracted to what is on outside of the museum. >> reporter: each has a sign. >> if this is a view, this painting is yours to take. if you're the guy in the painting, it's free. >> that is right. all of this richness in color ask is free to the person in the painting. >> will the people i painted be able to find them? >> especially a person like this, a is have aer who doesn't come often. the one time he was doing the work here and never comes back here and doesn't know this is here. >> reporter: she leaves cards like this one at each painting and to educated the public about what she's doing. there has been som
... good thing for the state of maryland. >> welcome back. an environment ally sore on the potomac is permanently shutting down. today the city of alexandria announced the potomac river generating station is closing. the 63-year-oldsal-fired power plant has been the target of fines in recent years. environmentalists argue that plants with smokestacks push air pollution through the region. there are plans to replace it with natural gas, townhomes and shops. >> ratford university is close to becoming a smoke-free campus. 51% of the students approved. smoking is currently allowed 25 feet away from campus buildings but it is banned inside university buildings. >> and check this one out. >> the maryland lottery going high-tech. officials are planning to launch the i-lottery program. it allows you to buy traditional lottery games through your computer and smartphone. you could make purchases with a debit card. >> and coming up, as the news edge at 6:00 continues on your monday, the most prized possessions of bonnie and clyde, the love-bird bandits up on the auction block. >> then a bird'
of the responsibility of what he did. i'm glad that he's changing and i'm glad that he can survive in the environment that he's in, which is mind boggling to me. he's in solitary confinement 23 out of 24 hours. >> larussa says he cannot fathom being 27 years old and spending the next 50 years or more in the same room away from society, but he says the punishment for malvo is just. >>> the d.c. sniper case unforgettable for those who lived in our area at the time. the evidence has been locked away for years. eventually some of it will be on display in a new downtown museum opening in 2015. today fox 5's beth parker got to look behind the scenes. >> reporter: three weeks of terror, while some would rather forget the washington sniper shootings on this 10th anniversary in a warehouse in a maryland suburb they're working to keep the memory alive. >> this is the tarot card. >> reporter: that was left at the scene of the shooting at benjamin tasker middle school in prince george's county. >> it says call me dad. do not release to the press. >> reporter: the handwriting helped connect lee malvo to multip
to have fun while learning about public safety and the environment. >> the carnival for the first time this year, and an incredible number of events out here. face painting, petting zoo, a dozen food vendors. it's all about education and fun here at fair fax county. >> and i also understand there will be an appearance of a certain peacock. this event starts at 10:00, runs to five, and the event is free. this is the second and last day of this event. we're live in fairfax county. back to you. >> derek paints quite a picture. >> i wonder if he will come back with some face paint. >> i'm wearing it, you can't tell? >> very natural look for you. >> maybe i'll go for a different picture next time. >>> new this morning, two area earthquakes rattled north texas. both quakes were centers just west of dallas texas and hit just after midnight. >> i left california, i thought i was done with earthquakes. i was in the 90s san francisco earthquake, and the so i feel like they're just following me, and here i am in texas. >> those were the '89 earthquakes, right? >> yeah. >> there are no reports of
own environment for an art project she calls as is. >> it is authentic. >> reporter: she returns the finished painting to the place where she met the person. a colleague spotted pete's. >> he said somebody drops the painting off and it looks just like you. >> reporter: the portrait as are popping up all over town. one is leaning on a dumpster just off connecticut avenue. >> it is still there. >> i'm really attracted to idea of street art that is outside of the museums and kind of confronts us in the middle of our day. >> the sign says if this is you, this painting is yours to take. i guess if you are the guy in the painting, it is free. >> reporter: all this richness and color is free to the person in the painting. >> especially someone like this who is a surveyor and probably doesn't come here very often so just the one time he was doing his work and he goes on to another project and maybe never comes back here. >> she leaves cards like this one at each painting, just to educate the public about what she's doing. there have been some surprises, like what happened here at paul's
indoor environment, the heat will make them want to disburse those seed. >> derek, we're out of time, but you're going to be on with holly next week? >> check us out next week, we have a great extravaganza with holly. >> we'll be right back. thanks, derek.  >>> tomorrow is friday, time for another "ask allison." if you have a question you'd like answered, head to myfoxdc.com and click on the morning tab. >>> time to say hello to mr. big. >> he looks scared. >> intimidating. mr. big, aka biggy in greenbelt maryland, he is the pet of the day. his owner writes, biggy wants to know, did you see rg3? he's my dog. thanks for sharing your photo. if you'd like your pet to be chosen, share your photo on myfoxdc.com. >> those little dogs think they're big dogs. >> they do, yes. >> mr. bigs, when you take your owner out for a walk, there you go, starting to see some breaks in the clouds. that will be the trend around here. more sunshine later today and finally a little less humidity by later this afternoon as the wind shifts out of the north and west. so we'll get the cloud co
, open it and subdivide its contents and that's done in a very controlled environment i'm quite sure, but it introduces the opportunity for human error and for contamination. >> you have to worry about even other medications that were prepared by this same pharmacy. >> reporter: and dr. william schaffner of vanderbilt medical center in tennessee says compounding pharmacies are not regulated by the fda in the same manner drug companies are. >> this has always been thought of as a gap and this is perhaps an example suggesting that this needs to be looked at again. >> federal health officials tonight warn physicians in those 23 states not to use any products shipped from that massachusetts company. it has shut down its production facility and recalled those 17,000 plus vials of steroids at the center of a grow and troubling meningitis outbreak. >>> now to a news alert. we are tracking a dangerous spike in violent muggings around the ft. totten metro station. it's gotten the attention of d.c. delegate eleanor holmes norton among other top leads. today they took a walk touring the troubl
. >> this is segment 3 on the economy, environment. the first answer goes to you, mr. president. there is the major difference in your view on social security? >> we have a somewhat similar position. social security is structurally sound.+ pt will have to be tweaked the way was by ronald reagan and tip o'neill, but it is structurally sound. i want to talk about the values behind social security and medicare. my grandmother helped raise me. my grandfather died awhile back. my grandmother died three days before i was elected president. she only had a high school education, started as a secretary and ended up being the vice president of a local bank. she ended up living alone, by choice. the reason she could be independent was because of sscial security and medicare. she had worked all her life, put in the money, and understood there was a basic area of helping the poor.%+ that is what i think of when i think of entitlement. the name itself imply some sense of dependency on theepart of the spokess there are millions of people out there who are counting on this. my approach is to say how we -pstrengthe
to revise it and her reputation. >> when i come into an environment like hp, you know what i do? i try to figure out what this company does well, and then could we do more of that? >> reporter: but when they gave her an hp laptop a year ago, meg whitman was not impressed. >> well, i said it was a brick. and i must say, i feel a little badly. but i think they understood what i meant, which is we can do better. >> reporter: today, hp unveils its elite pad, a tablet for business and the centerpiece of a new line of products that combine hp's engineering and whitman's imprint. design. >> maybe that's the biggest change in technology over the last few years, people want something they feel proud to carry, that makes you feel great as a user. >> reporter: it's been a tough first year for whitman. hp hp's pretty and butter sales fell. whitman is cutting 29,000 jobs. a billionaire in her own right, this is not a job she needs. so why take on this high-stakes challenge? >> yeah. because hp matters. >> reporter: founded by bill hulett and dave pack arrested in a pallo alto garage, hp is the corn
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